Skin Types
  • Dry Skin
  • Normal Skin
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Oily/Combination Skin
Concerns
  • Dehydration
  • Pores
  • Blackheads
  • Hyperpigmentation

Watermelon

Amino-rich watermelon extract intensely hydrates, soothes and improves the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and dark spots.

Cactus Water

Contains electrolytes and amino acids that hydrate and help retain moisture. This ingredient is what gives the product its springy, stretchy texture!

PHA

Polyhydroxy Acids help to resurface and smooth skin, while also removing buildup of dead skin cells. PHA’s larger molecular size allows it to sink into the skin more gradually, giving your skin more time to adjust and react, making it ideal for anyone, even sensitive skin types. It provides effective retexturing and smoothing results with minimal irritation. PHAs also have antioxidant benefits and humectant properties that help to hydrate the skin.

BHA

An oil-soluble ingredient that effectively penetrates the pore's outer surface and decongests clogged pores, making it one of the most effective ingredients in reducing the appearance of pores and blackheads. The formula includes 2 types of BHA: Willow Bark, a gentle, natural source of BHA, and sugarcane, birch, and royal azalea tree-derived Betaine Salicylate.

Hyaluronic Acid

A humectant that anchors moisture within the skin, deeply penetrating it to keep skin hydrated and plump. This holy grail hydrator retains 1000 times its weight in water to breathe new life to dry, rough skin.

Tea Tree Extract

Antimicrobial properties that help clean pores and soothe irritation.

Cucumber

Contains high percentage of water that helps to cool skin off, caffeic acid to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, brightening Vitamin C, and hydrating potassium.

Free Of:

Parabens, Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Silicones, Phthalates, Drying Alcohol, Synthetic Dyes. Vegan. Leaping Bunny Certified Cruelty-Free.

We formulate using the minimum amount of fragrance, when needed, to create a sensorial, enjoyable skincare experience. Fragrance is always less than 0.5% of our formulations, and all fragrances are vegan and free of PCM compounds, acetone, and much more.

Full Ingredient List

Opuntia Ficus-Indica (Cactus) Extract, Citrullus Lanatus (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, Gluconolactone, Sodium Polyglutamate, Betaine Salicylate, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Extract, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Lactobacillus/Watermelon Fruit Ferment Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugarcane) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Brassica Oleracea Capitata (Cabbage) Leaf Extract, Ipomoea Batatas Root Extract, Sorbitan Oleate, Levulinic Acid, Sodium Levulinate, Fragrance/Parfum


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The Scent

Herbal with a fruity finish and a hint of cucumber

The Texture

Springy, bouncy liquid

Makes Skin Feel

Hydrated, smooth, and soothed

Makes Skin Look

Supple and glowy

To Use As A Toner:

Cleanse, and then move on to this first liquid treatment in your routine. Dispense into the palm of hands and gently pat into skin—don’t wipe away or rub. Follow with your serum, moisturizer, and SPF or overnight mask (depending on the time of day!) If you prefer to use a reusable cotton pad, you can dispense the product onto the cotton pad and gently pat into skin. Again, don’t wipe or rub to minimize friction. Avoid eye area. During the day, follow with sunscreen.

To Use As A Spot Treatment:

After cleansing, apply to areas of concern and pat into skin until fully absorbed.

Pro Tip:

Use Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner as a mini mask! After cleansing, soak your cotton pads with Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner and leave on your skin for 10 minutes. Follow with your usual skin-care routine.

Is BHA okay for daily use?

While BHA is a powerful ingredient, we balanced the formula with extremely hydrating, gentle ingredients such as Cactus Water, Watermelon Extract, and Hyaluronic Acid to make it a unique, pore-refining formula that’s also super hydrating, leaving the skin hydrated and plump.

Why do I need a toner? Aren’t they unnecessary?

Toners are essential for restoring your skin’s pH after cleansing and infusing your skin with its first leave-on hydration step, and can have other benefits that target skin concerns. Our Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner not only refines the appearance of pores, it also creates a hydrating, supple base for your skin to absorb the remaining steps of your skin-care routine.

Can I use this with Avocado Retinol Sleeping Mask/Pineapple Serum/Watermelon Mask?

Just like the rest of our products, the Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner utilizes powerful active ingredients in a super-gentle way. Glow Recipe Skincare is formulated and perfectly balanced to work together in the same routine. If you have sensitive skin, we recommend patch testing them together on the back of your hand before applying to your face.

Can I use the Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner with an acne treatment in the same routine?

We recommend avoiding the use of Benzoyl Peroxide in the same routine as our Watermelon Pore-Tight Toner, as it contains BHA.

Will the BHA in the formula make me purge?

Using BHA in your routine can possibly cause skin purging, especially if you’re new to the ingredient. This period is totally normal, and can last anywhere from less than a week to 4-6 weeks.

Can I Recycle It?

Yes! Our shelfie-worthy bottles are made with 20% recycled glass and are 100% recyclable. Just rinse them after use and place them in your recycling bin. You know the inner plastic lid that prevents your product from leaking? Make sure to recycle it too.

Our cardboard cartons are made with a blend of PEFC-certified recycled paper, free of acids and heavy metal, printed with soy ink, and are 100% recyclable.

See here for more information on our Recycling Send-Back Program with Terracycle.

Watermelon Glow PHA+BHA Pore-Tight Toner

Rated 4.8 out of 5
Based on 3304 reviews
$ 34
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Hydrate skin and tighten pores at once with the ultra-gentle Watermelon Glow PHA + BHA Pore-Tight Toner for supple, smooth skin. An essential part of any good skin-care routine, toners help prep and plump skin to readily absorb the rest of your routine. Our innovative formula contains a balance of hydrating ingredients and pore-tightening actives to equally minimize the look of pores and hydrate skin, with gentle yet effective pore actives such as PHA and BHA

Inspired by the Korean Aqua Peel Facial which focuses on the duality of exfoliating and hydrating, this pore-tightening, exfoliating toner helps achieve instantly glowing, pillow-soft skin.

Results:
After 2 Weeks*
90% of subjects saw a significant reduction in the appearance of pore size

After 4 Weeks**
100% agreed their skin felt hydrated and replenished
96% agreed this toner helps keep their pores clean and clear
96% agreed this toner has made a difference in my skincare routine

*Based on a clinical survey of 30 women

**Based on a consumer survey 

average rating 4.8 out of 5
Based on 3304 reviews
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3304 Reviews
Reviewed by Dorothy
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Best toner!

This is definitely my all time favorite toner! I have combo skin and this is has the perfect balance for me. The texture is almost like an essence and absorbs into skin great. This has helped with my blackheads around my nose and of course leaves a beautiful glow on my skin!

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Reviewed by Vianey Sanchez M.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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The best toner ever

I have used this toner for some months now and it’s the best toner. So gentle and leaves the skin prepared for serum

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Reviewed by Catherine R.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Best product in the line (IMO)

This product was my intro to Glow Recipe and made me want to try the entire lineup because it's that good. The experience and the results are equally impressive. The watermelon scent is not overwhelming in this product because it actually smells more like the cactus to me, not too sweet. The texture is so fun and bouncy. My pores look great. Fantastic product, I'm officially obsessed.

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Reviewed by Shubhi S.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Work Amazingly

I have pores and those who have pores they try all things possible and unfortunately only few things work .. And this toner is one of that few things which actually worked for me . It's been 10 days and I can definitely see some result. My skin look so even and glowy .

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Reviewed by April E.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Fell in love with this Toner

Hydrating, tightening, pore cleansing, pore refining, preps your skin for the next steps on your skincare with a nice soft watermelon scent. What more can you ask for. I was a bit skeptical when I bought it but it was my best purchase yet!! Really gives you a burst of hydration and leaves skin so soft and smooth. A must have!!

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